TEXAS: ‘ DPS INTENDS TO FINGER PRINT EVERYONE OF DRIVING AGE ‘

#AceNewsServices – TEXAS – October 30 – The Texas Department of Public Safety might as well be called the Texas Department of Public Invasiveness. 

They have launched a plan to fingerprint every single person of driving age in the state, after which they will add the person’s prints to the criminal database.

Is it just me or is that a rather Dystopian plan?
Jon Cassidy of Watchdog.org writes:

The credit for breaking the news on those two items goes to consumer affairs columnist Dave Lieber of the Dallas Morning News, whose long-running “Watchdog” column often shows up in my Google Alerts, for obvious reasons.

As an old-school columnist, Lieber tends to keep his opinions subdued, and he does not generally call people dishonest.

But I have no problem with doing that, so I’d like to point out that the DPS spokesman he quotes at length is less than straightforward about his department’s legal authority.

Source: Activist Post: Did You Hear? Texas Plans to Fingerprint EVERYONE within the Next 12 Years.

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